November 2014 Product Release: The Connected Workforce

Cornerstone On Demand

Social learning and collaboration is a big initiative at Cornerstone. Generational changes in the workplace are transforming the way people work and the way organizations do business.

Top 10 Recognize This! Posts for 2014

RecognizeThis!

I’m gratified to see many of my favorite posts from 2014 on this list, which is compiled from the most-read posts of 2014.(Click 3) Perseverance and Progress: Why Grit Matters at Work. Yes, we need smart people at work, but we need “gritty” people more.

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5 Essential Components of Feedback at Work

ClearCompany HRM

While giving and receiving feedback can at times be uncomfortable, when embraced and structured, feedback becomes one of the strongest processes in driving success, productivity and collaboration. Here are the 5 essential components of effective feedback at work.

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Top 10 Favorite Blog Posts from 2014

WorkHuman

It was an exciting year for us at the Globoforce blog, too. We introduced a new and exciting Influencer Series at SHRM. We presented at the NASA Goddard Leadership Colloquium in June. Those were: 5 MOST POPULAR BLOG POSTS OF 2014. 10 FAVORITE BLOG POSTS OF 2014.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

At the same time, employees report feeling. inclusion at work • Only 40% say their organizations foster. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Focus on peak experiences at work that build. or otherwise forgettable) experiences at. celebration at work. at work.

Top People Equation Posts of 2014

The People Equation

So I took a page from my post Tips for Wrapping Up the Year and looked at the People Equation posts that got the most traffic in 2014. Here are a few conclusions that I draw from this list that might be useful to you at work even if you’re not a blogger. #1

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About “The Cloud”

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Some say AT&T coined the term in a 1994 video.

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How to Identify Bottlenecks in Your Recruitment Process

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at iCIMS , a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) talent acquisition solutions for growing businesses.

The Capabilities of HR Technology – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

To help us sift through what HR technology exists, I asked Amber Hyatt, SPHR, director of product marketing at SilkRoad to share her expertise. Are there features in applicant tracking systems (ATS) to keep candidates engaged with the organization?

What Do Employees Want Most? Appreciation and Good Relationships at Work

RecognizeThis!

The survey primarily looked at what would make employees willing to work abroad, regardless of home country. The global study from BCG pointed to an additional finding on relationships at work I found fascinating. Recognize This!

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The Innovation Series [Part 3] – How Companies Support Innovation

HR Bartender

The company’s innovation culture needs to be supported at every level in the organization. In this third (and final) post on innovation, I wanted to share how companies view and support innovation. Because not every company views innovation in the same way. And that’s a good thing.

Even Great Workplaces Make Difficult Decisions

HR Bartender

Related posts from HR Bartender: Office Politics: What Happens At the Meeting After the Meeting The Digital Divide: Which Side Are You On? Great places to work are not perfect places to work. They face many of the same challenges that all companies face.

Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference

Peoplefluent

Monday, October 13, 2014 :00am. Data Takes Center Stage at the 2014 HR Technology Conference By Kevin Grossman. Another HR Technology Conference has come and gone.

A Clear View of the Talent Lifecycle: Compensation [Part 5]

ClearCompany HRM

The average time-to-hire is at a 5 year high, and the skill gap is widening; employers are having a harder time than ever managing the balancing act that is compensation.

Embracing Organizational “Outsiders”

HR Bartender

One point he made during the presentation was that organizations need to get better at hiring and engaging outsiders. During this year’s HR Technology Conference , I had the opportunity to hear Andrew McAfee from MIT talk about his book, “The Second Machine Age”.

Changing Performance Appraisal Ratings – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

I reached out to Rachel O’Neil, talent management consultant at Halogen Software , to compare. Rachel noted, “There may be an approval step or the ability to edit scores at various stages throughout the process. The performance appraisal continues to be a topic of conversation.

Function Over Fashion – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Our friends at Kronos understand the impact wearables can have on the workplace. That’s why The Workforce Institute conducted a survey about wearable technology at work. For instance, if I wear my Fitbit but never look at the data…what benefit am I really getting?

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The Top Screening and Employment Issues We Faced in 2014

TLNT: The Business of HR

And this point in the year means it’s almost time to close the books on 2014. As the year comes to an end, I’ve spent some time looking back at the legal trends in hiring and employment screening throughout 2014. I almost can’t believe it myself, but it’s already December.

Sales and Marketing Are Two Different Things

HR Bartender

There are people who are great at sales that are not great at marketing. And people who are terrific marketers that are not great at sales. Or at least they could be. A few weeks ago, I published a post on the “ 10 Skills You Need to Innovate ”.

The 4 Leadership Issues You Can’t Ignore Anymore

ClearCompany HRM

A constant passing of the buck, and probably some not so fair statistics have lead to the idea that a bad boss epidemic is at the core of business issues. Bad bosses take the blame for a lot of what goes wrong in the workplace.

In Defense of Business Buzzwords

HR Bartender

At the end of the day , aren’t we all a little guilty of using buzzwords? I saw this post recently on Jennifer McClure’s Unbridled Talent blog and I can’t resist commenting.

The Most Common Type of Company Culture: Acquiescence

ClearCompany HRM

The Boston Research Group conducted a very popular recent study of thousands of US workers at every level. Right there in between cultures of blind obedience and self-governance lies the most common category in company culture.

A Report Card on my HR Predictions for 2014

OmegaHR Solutions

This time last year I made the following predictions on what would happen in HR compliance in 2014. The year 2014 is a midterm election year. But not in 2014. Unlike the minimum wage, if the Republicans win the Senate, there will be no traction beyond 2014 either.

Are You Taking Stock

HR Bartender

I found this very cool post idea for expressing thanks on a blog called “ Meet Me at Mike’s ”. Looking : At the Twitter hashtag for my MBTI type. Marveling : At how much is already on my 2015 calendar. For those of you in the United States, Happy Thanksgiving!

How to Cry at Work (And Win Employee Loyalty While Doing It)

Cornerstone On Demand

Imagine the ‘50’s-era character in the 2014 workplace — where the dissolution of boundaries affects everything from office walls to glass ceilings. Someone more cautious and process-oriented might exist in perpetual panic at a start-up.

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What were 2014's top talent acquisition and management trends?

Allegis Global Solutions

A look at what has been on the talent acquisition and management agenda this year

Know Your Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud. Learn more at www.kronos.com.

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What Seeds Are You Planting for 2014?

The Bamboo Project Blog

. After much reflection on my Word of the Year for 2014 ( Juicy Question #4 ), I came up with three of them. A word that may seem strange at first, but let me explain. . This does nothing but kill (or at least weaken) what I have planted. So what seeds are you planting in 2014?

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Looking back at the 2014 buzz in HR Technology

Ceridian

By Jayson Saba,VP of Strategy and Industry Relations at Ceridian. As we look back at the most popular HR trends and topics covered in 2014, a few issues rise to the top. Affordable Care Act (ACA) Thanks to the ACA, compliance was and remains a hot topic. Key employer mandates hit in 2015, and avoidance […].

The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014

TalentCulture

For a holiday treat, we’ve compiled a series of “top 10″ TalentCulture posts from 2014 for you to catch up on between now and the first #TChat Show of the New Year. The Top 10 Most Popular TalentCulture Guest Posts for 2014: How Great Companies Attract Top Talent.

The 14 Top HR stats for 2014

Capterra

These aren’t easy questions to answer, but human resource managers can get a head start on them by looking at what other companies in their industry are doing. This breaks down to 27% who have been bullied, and 21% who have personally witnessed bullying and “abusive conduct” at work.

The 14 Top HR stats for 2014

Capterra

These aren’t easy questions to answer, but human resource managers can get a head start on them by looking at what other companies in their industry are doing. This breaks down to 27% who have been bullied, and 21% who have personally witnessed bullying and “abusive conduct” at work.

We Shall Destroy - #Thinkathon 2014

NoExcusesHR

Last week I had the privilege to attend the inaugural Thinkathon session in New York City hosted by the amazing team at purematter and IBM Social Business. He is masterful at his craft.

If You Can’t Be Sincere, Don’t Recognize at All

RecognizeThis!

As Matthew Gordon pointed out , ‘Gratitude that isn’t genuine is worse than no gratitude at all.’”. Here are three tips to keep in mind: 1) Make it about them, not you – Always have the recipient at the heart of your message. by Derek Irvine. Recognize This!

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Customers Connect at TotalConnection 2014

SumTotal

for the SumTotal TotalConnection 2014 conference. Not only did TotalConnection 2014 provide great content and insights on current usage and the future of SumTotal and Skillsoft, the event was jam-packed with the exci tement and fun of a true Miami experience.